17 The wicked will return to Sheol(A)
all the nations that forget God.(B)
18 For the needy will not always be forgotten;
the hope of the oppressed[a] will not perish forever.(C)

19 Rise up, Lord! Do not let mere humans prevail;
let the nations be judged in your presence.(D)

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  1. 9:18 Alt Hb tradition reads humble

17 The wicked go down to the realm of the dead,(A)
    all the nations that forget God.(B)
18 But God will never forget the needy;
    the hope(C) of the afflicted(D) will never perish.

19 Arise,(E) Lord, do not let mortals triumph;(F)
    let the nations be judged(G) in your presence.

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